Sneak Peek: July 2022 Indie Next List

The July 2022 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! ELSEWHERE by Alexis SchaitkinISBN 9781250219633 | on sale 6/28/22 3 starred reviews! “Schaitkin (SAINT X, 2020) has written a compelling, poetic, and chilling novel that examines fate and fear.”–Booklist, starred review “Schaitkin gives the goings-on great substance by digging into the complicated feelings brought on by motherhood and […]

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Day’s YA: BEATING HEART BABY

BEATING HEART BABY by Lio Min97812508190937/26/22Flatiron BooksAges 14-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Three years ago, Santi’s internet best friend, who Santi only knew as Memo, ghosted him and broke his heart, triggering a downward spiral. Now, at age 17, Santi moves to Los Angeles, ready for a fresh start and eager to fit […]

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Thriller Thursday (6/2/22)

For all the amateur detectives and murder-solving readers ready to get their hands on new adventures, check out this list of some of our recent mystery/thriller books ready to be devoured. SLEEPWALK by Dan Chaon 2 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “This strange and compelling plot features Chaon’s (ILL WILL, 2017) signature imaginative […]

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Pride Month Title Spotlight (6/2/22)

It’s officially Pride Month and we are spotlighting some of our recent queer titles to kick off a month of June reading! SPEAR by Nicola Griffith An Indie Next pick! “This fresh, emotionally immediate queer spin on the Medieval tale of Percival and the Holy Grail reaffirms Griffith (SO LUCKY) as a consummate storyteller.”–Publishers Weekly […]

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Author Spotlight: Jean Hanff Korelitz (5/31/22)

New York Times bestselling author Jean Hanff Korelitz always leaves readers wanting more with her thought-provoking literary thrillers. In her newest novel, she touches on grief, trauma, and guilt with the story of three siblings and the upending of their family. THE LATECOMER An Indie Next pick! “Korelitz builds several satisfying twists into the crisp […]

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Genre Friday: Romance (5/27/22)

For today’s Genre Friday spotlight, we’ve got a romance for everyone: a whirlwind fling with a work enemy while stranded in Paris, an unexpected connection after a business partnership at an event hotel, a thief who falls for a woman despite his on-the-run lifestyle, an enemies-to-lovers regency romance prompted by a fake marriage proposal, and an […]

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Day’s YA: WAKE THE BONES

WAKE THE BONES by Elizabeth Kilcoyne97812507908287/12/22Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley The woods are shifting, and the devil is returning.  At 19 years old, Laurel Early dropped out of college, returned home to the family tobacco farm where she grew up, and resumed her taxidermy projects with her best-friends-turned-family, Ricky, Garrett, and […]

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Author Spotlight: Jennifer Saint (5/10/22)

Jennifer Saint has established herself as an expert at retelling Greek myths from a feminist perspective and elevating the voices of women. In her newest novel, ELEKTRA, she reimagines the myth of the House of Atreus from the viewpoints of three women: Clytemnestra, wife of Agamemnon; Cassandra, princess of Troy; and Elektra, daughter of Clytemnestra […]

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Fantasy Spotlight (5/5/22)

Today we bring you a fantasy spotlight of new and upcoming bestsellers, from a world filled with shadow magicians and secret societies who will do anything for power, to Victorian London and Edinburgh, where gifted children must hide their talents from the rest of the world—all while combating the forces that threaten to end them […]

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Sneak Peek: June 2022 Indie Next List

The June 2022 Indie Next list features 9 Macmillan titles! CULT CLASSIC by Sloane CrosleyISBN 9780374603397 | on sale 6/7/22 3 starred reviews! “Novelist and essayist Crosley (THE CLASP, 2015; LOOK ALIVE OUT THERE, 2018) casts a spell with lightning wit, devilish dialogue, and walloping truths about how little reason there is to anything resembling love.”–Booklist, starred […]

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